Posts Tagged ‘Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang’

Volosozhar and Trankov take lead in pairs at Grand Prix Final

Volosozhar and Trankov take lead in pairs at Grand Prix Final

The 2011-12 ISU Grand Prix Final and Junior Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating continued with the Senior Pairs Short Program.

Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia captured a narrow lead in the Pairs short…

Kavaguti and Smirnov cruise to gold at Cup of China

Kavaguti and Smirnov cruise to gold at Cup of China

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia ended the golden streak of Chinese pairs at the Cup of China to take the title Saturday in Shanghai….

Kavaguti and Smirnov outshine rivals in Pairs Short

Kavaguti and Smirnov outshine rivals in Pairs Short

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia fulfilled their roles as the favorites and outshone their rivals in the Pairs short program on Friday. Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch of Canada and China’s…

Savchenko and Szolkowy seize third Skate America title

Savchenko and Szolkowy seize third Skate America title

After finishing in fifth place in yesterday’s pairs short program in Ontario, Calif., Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robyn Szolkowy rebounded to win the 2011 Skate America title….

Zhang and Zhang lead pairs at Skate America

Zhang and Zhang lead pairs at Skate America

The pairs short program competition at Skate America this evening in Ontario, Calif., was perhaps the closest finish since the new judging system was introduced to the Grand Prix back…

Zhang and Zhang take pairs title at Cup of Russia

China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang won the Pairs Long Program despite placing second in the long program. Yuko Kawaguchi and Alexander Smirnov of Russia captured the silver, while Ukrainians Tatiana Volosozhar and Stanislav Morozov claimed the bronze.

Kawaguchi and Smirnov ran into problems with side-by-side jumps, with Kawaguchi doubling the second jump in an intended triple toe loop-triple toe loop sequence and later falling on the double Axel. However,…

Zhang and Zhang first after short in Moscow

Zhang and Zhang first after short in Moscow

Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China won the Pairs Short program with an impressive eight point margin. Though Dan…

Zhang and Zhang set new record at Worlds

Zhang and Zhang set new record at Worlds

Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China set a new world record for Pairs Short Program to win this segment of the competition. The 2006 Olympic silver medalists scored 74.36 (43.50/30.86) points, beating…

Chinese pairs dominate at Four Continents

Chinese pairs dominate at Four Continents

The Chinese lead the pairs with Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang in the front, followed by teammates Qing Pang and Jian Tong. USA’s Rena Inoue and John Baldwin are currently in third place.

Dan Zhang (22) and Hao…

Zhang and Zhang win Cup of Russia gold

Zhang and Zhang win Cup of Russia gold

Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China maintained their overnight lead to win the gold, while Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy settled for silver.

Russia’s Yuko Kawaguchi and Alexander Smirnov edged out teammates Maria…

Zhang and Zhang first after short program

Zhang and Zhang first after short program

China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang won the Pairs Short program, despite the fact that Hao is currently suffering from a painful toothache.

Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy and Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov of…

Zhang and Zhang win pairs title in Paris

Zhang and Zhang win pairs title in Paris

China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang were the winners in the Pairs event, with teammates Qing Pang and Jian Tong capturing the silver.

Russia’s Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov captured the bronze, their first senior Grand Prix…

Zhang and Zhang take comfortable lead in Paris

Zhang and Zhang take comfortable lead in Paris

Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China comfortably lead the field in the Pairs event with 71.60 (42.64/28.96) points after delivering a nearly flawless routine.

Skating to “Piano Fantasy”, the 2006 Olympic silver…

2006 Skate Canada: Pairs Highlights

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continued with HomeSense Skate Canada International, the second of six qualifying events. The event was held from November 2-5 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, BC. Over 60 skaters from 15 different countries competed for points and monies totaling $180,000 in U.S. dollars. The points go toward qualification for the Grand Prix Final, to which the top six competitors in…

2004 Skate America: Pairs Highlights

Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang of China were the gold medal winners in the pairs event while Julia Obertas and Sergei Slavnov of Russia were second and Rena Inoue and John Baldwin Jr. of the United States were third.

The pairs event ended on a scary and solemn night. Russia’s Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin were in first place and last to take the ice for the free skate.

During a…

Zhang and Zhang Do the Twist

Zhang and Zhang Do the Twist

China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang are among the best when it comes to doing the twist move in pairs. Both their double and triple twist are amazingly high. Their throws are…

2003 Trophee Lalique Highlights

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continued with Trophée Lalique November 13- 15, 2003. The fourth of six qualifying events took place at the Palais Omnisport Paris-Bercy in Paris, France.

Ladies

Sasha Cohen, the current US National bronze medalist, entered her third Grand Prix event in Paris, and won the gold with a total score of 197.19 points. Shizuka Arakawa of Japan won the silver medal (172.12 points) while…

2003 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Highlights

History was made in the pairs competition at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Ostrava in the Czech Republic – positive for China and negative for Russia. For the first time, Chinese teams finished first and second in the competition and for the first time since 1978, no Russian or Soviet pairs were on the podium.

China’s Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang, fresh from a bronze medal at the…